I love lists. I am drawn to them like a moth to a flame. An eternal flame. When Sirius/XM and Billboard decided they were going to take an entire weekend and count down the top 500 songs of the 1980s, Continue reading And the best song of the 1980s is…
We cannot be trusted. At the very beginning of this “You Vote for the Greatest American Band of All-Time” contest, I knew people were going to be pissed if their favorite bands didn’t advance. 64 acts entered, only one could Continue reading And then there were four… or were there? The great American band contest hits a roadblock
Upon scouring the internet last week, I realized we live in a country where both Jewel and Kenny G boast two of the top 50 selling albums of all-time. That revelation was enough to make me scratch my head and Continue reading And then there were eight…
A few things have come to light after hosting the first two rounds of this contest to end all rock contests. A quick look at our Sweet Emotion Sixteen, which we’ll get to in just a bit, doesn’t hold all Continue reading SportsChump’s Great American Band Contest turns 16
“Who ARE these people?” shouted a friend as he looked over the bracket. “Who are who people?” I replied. “Who are these people who choose REO Speedwagon over Kansas?!?” And so goes the contest, proceeding exactly as I had planned. Continue reading The Great American Rock Band Contest rolls on (and some thoughts on the opening round)
March may be over but the madness, my friends, is just beginning. For the longest time, I’ve debated over which is the greatest American rock-and-roll act of all time. After all, despite Grammy awards won, albums sold and number one Continue reading And the greatest American rock-and-roll band of all time is….
Streep vs. Streep I’ve never been big on awards shows, particularly those of the Hollywood variety.